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SubjectRe: [RFC git tree] Userspace RCU (urcu) for Linux
* Bert Wesarg (bert.wesarg@googlemail.com) wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 04:05, Mathieu Desnoyers
> <compudj@krystal.dyndns.org> wrote:
> > Hi Paul,
> >
> > I figured out I needed some userspace RCU for the userspace tracing part
> > of LTTng (for quick read access to the control variables) to trace
> > userspace pthread applications. So I've done a quick-and-dirty userspace
> > RCU implementation.
> >
> > It works so far, but I have not gone through any formal verification
> > phase. It seems to work on paper, and the tests are also OK (so far),
> > but I offer no guarantee for this 300-lines-ish 1-day hack. :-) If you
> > want to comment on it, it would be welcome. It's a userland-only
> > library. It's also currently x86-only, but only a few basic definitions
> > must be adapted in urcu.h to port it.
> >
> > Here is the link to my git tree :
> >
> > git://lttng.org/userspace-rcu.git
> >
> > http://lttng.org/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=userspace-rcu.git;a=summary
> >
> Really interesting, thanks.
>
> But you should use pthread_equal() for you equality test of pthread_t.
>

It's merged, thanks !

Mathieu

> Regards,
> Bert
>
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Mathieu
>

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